Drawing on his extensive corporate and public policy experience, Gare Smith founded the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and International Strategies practice to help clients adopt policies and practices to address the challenges of globalization. He advises corporations and nations on legal, political, and economic aspects of globalization and crisis management, including developing codes of conduct, compliance programs, and monitoring systems. He also provides guidance regarding the resolution of conflicts with governments, the media, unions, communities, and non-governmental organizations. In 2017, his practice was ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners.
Gare helps a wide variety of clients, including manufacturers, retailers, private equity companies, and members of the extractive, high technology, and health care industries to integrate respect for internationally recognized human/worker rights and environmental standards into their management practices and supply chains. In so doing, he addresses business risks in a manner that safeguards clients’ reputations and brands.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Gare A. Smith